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Connect your computer to a UVic print queue: Windows 7

Before you can connect to a UVic printer, you must be connected to the Internet through the UVic network, either through a wall port or the secure wireless network. If you are connected through the wireless network, you will need to use the VPN client to connect to the UVic network.

  1. Click on the Start menu. In the Search programs and files search bar, type run and click on the Run program.

  2. In the new window, type \\\ and click OK.

  3. If prompted, enter your NetLink ID followed by and your password. Click OK.

  4. A list of UVic printers should appear. The printers listed will depend on your NetLink privileges.

  5. Double click on the printer to which you would like to print.
    • If you receive a No driver found message, you may need to install the printer's driver on to your computer. Most drivers can be downloaded from the Internet.
  6. The printer window will pop up. The printer should now be connected and will remain mapped to you computer even if you close the window.